The Week Ahead for South Florida: Free National Parks & NasaTV

Live Space Station

I hope you are enjoying the great weather we have been having the last week!  We are looking forward to a week of wathcing NasaTV and maybe even heading out to a National Park for free admission.

My Pick of the Week

Live Space Station
Live Space Station

Ever wish you could drive up the coast and watch a SpaceX take off, but your not sure you could last 4 hours in the car with the kids?  NasaTV has you covered!  You can watch everything from blast off to video of the astronauts living on the space station.  This morning they were showing how the SpaceX rocket is disengaged from the space station.  Sure beats reality TV!

NasaTV Schedule
NasaTV Schedule

Free Entrance to National Parks this week!

Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2016:

  • January 18: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • April 16 through 24: National Park Week
  • August 25 through 28: National Park Service Birthday
  • September 24: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11: Veterans Day

National Parks Every Kid in a ParkAny fourth grade student can get a free annual pass through the Every Kid in a Park program, and active duty military and citizens with a permanent disability can also get free passes. For more information about the variety of discounted passes available, please visit the America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass page.

Want to learn Piano?

There is an App for that!
pianomarvelI am a geek, I know! I have been obsessed with all things educational & technological! So what about Piano Lessons?  Yup, There’s an app for that too! Piano Marvel is a completely online piano course that uses a midi interface with your piano to give you instant feedback on what you know!  I have been using it to brush up on my extremely old skills and to supplement my child’s lessons!   I am LOVING IT!  I also negotiated a Coupon Code for you try it for free!  If you buy a subscription you will get a discount too!  You won’t believe what you get for about a quarter of the price of piano lessons!

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04/16/2016 – 04/24/2016
12:00 am
Free Entrance to National Parks
04/21/2016
10:30 am
Aquarium Feedings
Gumbo Limbo, Boca Raton FL
04/21/2016
10:30 am
Shark Feedings at Sandoway House
Sandoway House, Delray Beach FL
04/21/2016
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
BEACH TREASURES at Gumbo Limbo
Gumbo Limbo, Boca Raton FL
04/22/2016
10:30 am
Aquarium Feedings
Gumbo Limbo, Boca Raton FL
04/22/2016
10:30 am
Shark Feedings at Sandoway House
Sandoway House, Delray Beach FL
04/22/2016
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
WETLANDS & WILDLIFE at Wakodahatchee Boardwalk
Wakodahatchee Wetlands, Delray Beach
04/22/2016
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Free Movie Night & Funtastic Friday in Hollywood at ArtsPark
ArtsPark at Young Circle Amphitheater, Hollywood fl
04/22/2016
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Night Hike – Secret Woods Nature Center
Secret Woods Nature Center, Dania Beach FL
04/22/2016
8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Earth Day Full-Moon Hike – Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center
Long Key Nature Center, Davie FL
04/23/2016
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Earth Month Clean Up
West Lake Park, Anne Kolb Nature Center, Hollywood FL
04/23/2016
9:00 am – 10:30 am
Yoga, Zumba & Capoeira Saturdays @Sanborn Downtown Boca
Sanborn Square in Downtown Boca, Boca Raton FL
04/23/2016
10:30 am
Aquarium Feedings
Gumbo Limbo, Boca Raton FL
04/23/2016
10:30 am
Shark Feedings at Sandoway House
Sandoway House, Delray Beach FL
04/23/2016
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Grow with Lowe’s Family Fun Day in Pompano
Pompano Citi Centre, Fort Lauderdale FK
04/23/2016
8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
ArtsPark Live at Young Circle
ArtsPark at Young Circle Amphitheater, Hollywood fl
04/24/2016
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Guided Nature Hike – Long Key Natural Area & Nature Center
Long Key Nature Center, Davie FL
04/24/2016
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Snakes and Spiders Lecture
Fern Forest Nature Center, Coconut Creek FL
04/25/2016
10:30 am
Aquarium Feedings
Gumbo Limbo, Boca Raton FL
04/26/2016
10:30 am
Aquarium Feedings
Gumbo Limbo, Boca Raton FL
04/26/2016
10:30 am
Shark Feedings at Sandoway House
Sandoway House, Delray Beach FL
04/26/2016
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Walk on Ashley Trail at Gumbo Limbo
Gumbo Limbo, Boca Raton FL
04/26/2016
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tuesday Night Beach Dances in Deerfield Beach
Hillsboro Beach, Deerfield Beach FL
04/27/2016
10:30 am
Aquarium Feedings
Gumbo Limbo, Boca Raton FL
04/27/2016
10:30 am
Shark Feedings at Sandoway House
Sandoway House, Delray Beach FL
04/27/2016
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Walk on Ashley Trail at Gumbo Limbo
Gumbo Limbo, Boca Raton FL
04/28/2016
10:30 am
Aquarium Feedings
Gumbo Limbo, Boca Raton FL
04/28/2016
10:30 am
Shark Feedings at Sandoway House
Sandoway House, Delray Beach FL
04/28/2016 – 04/29/2016
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Green Cay’s Nightstalkers
Green Cay Nature Center, Boynton Beach FL

 

 

The Week Ahead for South Florida 11/13/14

Bluefoot Pirate Adventures on the New River in Fort Lauderdale

Spanish River Sports Complex in Boca RatonI hope everyone is getting a break this week with all the events we have had planned for the last few weeks, it seems like we are running constantly.  The weather has been amazing and so we are planning on spending more time in the parks!  One of our favorites is Spanish River Sports Complex. This is one of the best parks to go biking and walking, they have plenty of shelters and picnic tables and of course a playground!

A friend of mine was asking me the other day about Pirate Adventures!  We had the chance to do this one about a year ago, and I can’t recommend it enough!  It is called the Bluefoot Pirate Adventures.  They often have

Bluefoot Pirate Adventures on the New River in Fort Lauderdale
Bluefoot Pirate Adventure

Groupons available so keep watch for it.  Now is the time when it’s a bit cooler out to hit the water!  Seriously, we laughed so hard, there is nothing like floating down the New River in Pirate Ship, with a bunch of kids yelling Arrrrrr and waving fake swords at million dollar yachts.  Pretty funny stuff!

How you can help keep this site running.

Bluefoot Pirate Adventures on the New River in Fort Lauderdale
Bluefoot Pirate Adventures Water Cannons

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